BHUBANESWAR: The 154th meeting of IIT directors is scheduled to be held at the Institute Guest House of IIT Bhubaneswar (IIT-BBS) on Sunday. This would be an important event for the institute as 10 directors of IITs across the country will be meeting to discuss various matters related to governance, future education, faculty and staff matters.
Director of IIT-BBS Prof RV Raja Kumar will chair the meeting. As per the updates, 10 directors will participate directly while three others will join through video conferencing. It is being organised for the first time.
The faculty and staff members of IIT-BBS have expressed their happiness on the event.
The meeting will deliberate on the matters related to implementation of decisions taken during the last
IIT Council meeting held on August 23 this year at New Delhi, activities of PAN IIT Alumni Association, Research Fellowships, student education loans and inviting PSUs for placement.
The directors will also take a drive through the campus and visit different schools and departments of the institute. Later, they would have interactive sessions with students and faculty members, an IIT-BBS release stated.